BUTWAL, August 5: Province 5 is still struggling to resolve the row over the provincial capital and name of the province as lawmakers from the main opposition and ruling parties remain divided over crucial issues.

RUPANDEHI, Aug 4: One year after the election of local representatives, most of the local units in rural areas are still operating without full manpower. Though political parties and candidates during the election campaigns pledged to bring the facilities of 'Singha Durbar' to the villages, that has been nothing more than a myth so far.

Struggling passenger

June 23, 2018 07:37 am

Standing on the road With the fingers crossed, praying for a ride to be in a safety mode And here arrives Microbus in a bravo motion, Me in the attentive position gazing  whether I can lay myself in a tranquil position.

Struggling passenger

June 13, 2018 06:32 am

Standing on the road With the fingers crossed, praying for a ride to be in a safety mode And here arrives microbus in a bravo motion, Me in the attentive position gazing whether I can lie my butt in a tranquil position.

KATHMANDU, May 21: The Nepal Communist Party’s struggle to give full shape to the party’s central committee continued Sunday with more than 250 leaders staking claim to around 100 positions that remained to be filled.

BIRATNAGAR, May 20: Difference in opinions of the party members and the indecisiveness of the provincial government have made the issue of fixing the capital of province 1 more critical.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Nepal faces Afghanistan in Group B encounter of the ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018 at Bulawayo Athletic Club, Zimbabwe on Saturday. Both teams are yet to earn a point in the ongoing qualification with Afghanistan’s hopes to reach Super Sixes blurred after their third loss against Hong Kong on Thursday. Nepal can make it to the Super Sixes if the team beat Afghanistan on Saturday and Hong Kong on Monday.

MAHENDRANAGAR, March 5: The District Prison of Kanchapur, which lies in the district headquarters Mahendranagar, is currently holding more than double the number of inmates than its capacity. This has compelled the prisoners to spend their jail term in pathetic living condition.

ROLPA, Feb 28: Local level election after nearly two decades had filled Rolpa residents with great zeal as it did to people in other parts of the country.

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Damai community struggling for livelihood

February 12, 2018 07:24 am

ROLPA, Feb 12: They have a deep connection with music. They say that they learned it while in their 'mother's womb'. Children from poor and marginalized families of Damai community in the remote villages of Rolpa follow their traditional occupation of playing traditional musical instruments during social occasions instead of going to school.

PAANCHTHAR, Feb 1: There are altogether eight wards in Falelung Rural Municipality while the number of secretaries is four. As a result, the responsibility of the secretaries has been handed over to technicians in some wards. In some cases, a single technician is looking after two wards.

SAPTARI, Jan 11: Many government health institutions in the district are facing a shortage of medicines provided for free by the government, affecting the patients.

MUGU, Jan 6: Locals of Mugu were elated when an MDGP expert was hired by the District Hospital a year ago. Unfortunately, their happiness could not last for long as the MDGP expert Dr Jitendra Kandel left the hospital on November 13, 2017. With this, the hospital has returned back to its early state.

ROLPA, Jan 4: Local level elections were held in Rolpa with equal fervor as in any other part of the country. People had eagerly waited for the local level units to be in place with anticipation to get quicker and better service right in their locality.

IILAM, Nov 3: In the much anticipated parliamentary elections scheduled for December 7, three political heavyweights will be testing their fate. In a bid to protect their legacy, these candidates have expedited their visits to their respective constituencies and intensified their campaigns.

ITAHARI, Oct 7: Eighteen years ago, while migrating from the hills to the tarai, sixty-two-year-old Harka Bahadur Tamang had never imagined that he would ever have to live a miserable life that he is living now.

BIRGUNJ, August 16: Hari Narayan Rauniyar who reached Birgunj of Parsa at around 3 pm on Monday carrying relief materials for the flood victims could not stop tears falling from his eyes after seeing their miserable condition. He had to distance himself from the crowd in order to hide his tears.

JANAKPUR, July 25:A major hospital in Janakpur, where patients from surrounding eight tarai districts come for treatment is running without specialists and adequate human and infrastructural resources. Hospital administration claims that the hospital has not been allocated adequate quotas of doctor and that even the availed quotas are not fulfilled.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s ongoing efforts to bring the Madhes-based parties in the coalition government and intra-party feud within Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) are likely to cause further delay in the cabinet expansion.

SARLAHI, June 12: Even as the second round of local elections is just around the corner, the major political parties in Sarlahi are still facing a hard time finalizing their candidates for the polls.

DUBAI, June 9: The pain of Nepali migrant workers in foreign lands is not unknown to us. It is one of the burning issues to be resolved soon by the state mechanism but it has become a matter of story-telling.

CHITWAN, May 21: CPN-UML mayoral candidate Devi Gyawali continues to take the lead in the mayoral race of Bharatpur Metropolitan City with 17,591 votes, compared to 16,706 votes for his closest rival Maoist Center mayoral candidate Renu Dahal.

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POKHARA, April 15: The major political parties in Kaski district have encountered difficulties to pick the official candidate from the parties to contest the local level polls due to a large numbers of aspirants in the district.

Real Madrid suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat at struggling Valencia on Wednesday as they missed the opportunity to extend their lead at the top of La Liga after losing for only the second time in the league this season.

MANCHESTER, Feb 9: It seemed Marco Silva had taken on a near-impossible job when he was hired as manager of Hull at the start of January.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 3: District prison office is finding it difficult to accommodate increasing number of prisoners for want of space.

PALPA, Jan 10: Even after 20 months earthquake victims in Sahalkot are still languishing in tents and struggling for surviving the cold. Extreme cold is taking its toll in the settlement, claiming lives of three elderly people this winter, Umer Kumar Gaha, coordinator of the district's Earthquake Victim Management Committee, informed. Most of the earthquake victims are now suffering from fever, cough, rheumatism, pneumonia, jaundice, diarrhea and dysentery.

Dang/Surkhet, Jan 5: Juidhan Chaudhari of Tulasipur - 20, had received rugs and blankets from donors two years ago. But now they are all torn to the extent that they hardly give warmth. The bamboo made house that shelters her family does not block the dew from sipping in and the cold breeze blows in through the creeks of the bamboos from the nearby Babai River. Summing his family's winter struggle he says: Winter is a killer!

GORKHA, Dec 31: Prakash Bhattarai, 9, wakes up at four o’clock sharp every day. He takes bath, chants gayatri mantra and sits for mediation and puja religiously. Then he heads to the Bauddhik Gurukul Vidyalaya (BGV) for attending classes attired in dhoti and kurta.

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 1: Manchester United appear to averted the crisis that was developing in the wake of a recent run of three successive defeats, but there is still plenty of room for improvement at Old Trafford.

Struggling to survive

September 16, 2016 11:07 am

KATHMANDU. Sept 16: Located just 50 kilometers away from the capital city Kathmandu, the village Simle falls in Lalitpur, one of the three major districts that fall in Kathmandu Valley.

NEW DELHI, Sept 12: India have kept faith with Rohit Sharma, on Monday naming the out-of-form middle-order batsman in a 15-man squad for the home Test series against New Zealand beginning later this month.

KATHMANDU, June 30:Some 90 percent of Nepalis are either suffering from a sense of insecurity, or struggling.Though the middle class in Nepal has grown over three times -- from 7 percent to 22 percent -- in the 15 years between 1995 and 2010, it is still most vulnerable as they are mostly either suffering from a sense of insecurity or struggling, reads a World Bank study report titled 'Moving Up the Ladder', released in Kathmandu, Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The office of the Drug Control Program in Bijulibazaar, Kathmandu is struggling to provide service for the lack of human resources.